Anabaptists and Postmodernity (C. Henry Smith Series, vol. 1)



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    ContributionsSusan Biesecker-Mast (Editor), Gerald Biesecker-Mast (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages440
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    Open LibraryOL8553906M
    ISBN 100966502124
    ISBN 109780966502121

1 This essay was read at the Anabaptists and Postmodernity conference held at Bluffton College, Bluffton, Ohio, in August 2 Julian Jaynes, The Origins of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind (Boston: Houghton Mufflin Company, ). No similar book exists in the world of Anabaptist and Mennonite theology. The validity of any Christian theology should be measured by the extent to which it grows out of and reflects and gives meaning to the narrative of Jesus. One of the important contributions of the book is its focus on Anabaptist theology, with emphasis on both terms. To the Point Review of a Revisionist Anabaptist Theology. J. Denny Weaver, fifty-nine, author of Anabaptist Theology in the Face of Postmodernity: A Proposal for the Third Millennium, Pandora Press, , is Professor of Religion and Chair of the Department of History and Religion at Bluffton (OH) , the son-in-law of the late J.C. Wenger, shares with many a concern for the. 2 For a bro ad er ranging conv rsation abo ut tradition-b sed, critical ed cation see my book, Anabaptist Ways of Knowing: A Conversation about Tradition-Based, Critical Education, to be published by Pandora Press U.S. in late spring or early summer That conversation includes Rebecca Chopp, Nancey Murphy, Plato and others.

  Evangelical, Ecumenical, and Anabaptist Missiologies in Conversation provides a glimpse into the life and work of a well-respected and noted missiologist, Wilbert R. Shenk. Academics tend to focus their research, writing and practice narrowly, but Shenk's interests extended broadly, a characteristic reflected well in this volume.   But Anabaptist History and Theology is a significant achievement, not least because it dared to identify patterns of synthesis and convergence in a field where such claims had long been associated with denominational self-interest or faith-based special pleading. THE "SECOND NAIVETE" OF POSTMODERNITY: EVANGELICAL ANABAPTISM REVISITED. Ted Grimsrud [Slightly different versions of this essay were published in Mennonite Quarterly Review (June ), , and in Ted Grimsrud, Embodying the Way of Jesus: Anabaptist Convictions for the 21st Century (Wipf and Stock Publications, ), ] In contemporary North American culture, religious labels have become increasingly imprecise. See especially Anabaptist Theology in Face of Postmodernity (Telford, PA: Pandora Press US, ). See also Weaver’s critique of Finger’s book: J. Denny Weaver, “Parsing Anabaptist Theology: A Review Essay of Thomas N. Finger’s A Contemporary Anabaptist Theology,” Direction Journal .

The last Anabaptist martyrdom occurred in The following is a brief summary of the issues that were unique to the Anabaptists in the sixteenth century and led them to leave the state churches even though it put them in great peril. Radical Biblicism In short, the Anabaptists believed that God speaks man’s language and. Anabaptist, (from Greek ana, “again”) member of a fringe, or radical, movement of the Protestant Reformation and spiritual ancestor of modern Baptists, Mennonites, and Quakers. The movement’s most distinctive tenet was adult its first generation, converts submitted to a second baptism, which was a crime punishable by death under the legal codes of the time. More than 19 million tourists flock to Amish Country each year, drawn by the opportunity to glimpse "a better time" and the quaint beauty of picturesque farmland and handcrafted quilts. What they may find, however, are elaborately themed town centers, outlet malls, or even a water park. Susan L. Trollinger explores this puzzling incongruity, showing that Amish tourism is anything but plain and. An Anabaptist Prayer Book We invite you to share in a form of prayer that originated in the earliest Christian times and has continued through the centuries. The distinctive Anabaptist flavor of this collection of daily prayers is evident in the predominance of Jesus' voice, the space for communal reflection on scripture, and the specific.

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Released by Pandora Press U.S., publisher of Anabaptist and Mennonite books, with Herald Press imprint, ANABAPTISTS AND POSTMODERNITY provides twenty chapters in which the radical Christian witness of sixteenth-century Anabaptists encounters the postmodern consumer culture of twenty-first century North America.

Readers will find themselves in the middle of a vigorous conversation about. Anabaptists and Postmodernity: A Risky/Risque Proposition Susan Biesecker-Mast CONSIDERING AN ANACHRONISM The title of this book was intended simply to bring together two concerns: Anabaptist identity on the one hand and our postffiodern cultural moment on the other.

Thus the purpose of the book was to inquire about the rela­Cited by: 2. A book Anabaptist and peace church pastors and scholars cannot afford to miss." --Ray Gingerich, Professor of Theology and Ethics, Eastern Mennonite University "Weaver audaciously rejects the prevailing `theology-in-general' as exemplified in the historic creeds of Christendom.

It is the story of Jesus, not the Nicene and Chalcedonian Author: J. Denny Weaver. Susan & Gerald Biesecker-Mask. In Anabaptists and Postmodernity, the radical Christian witness of sixteenth-century Anabaptists encounters the postmodern consumer culture of twenty-first century North America.

Readers will find themselves in the middle of a vigorous conversation about the renewal in the secular West of Anabaptist-related intellectual and church life. Thus the purpose of the book was to inquire about the relationship between the two.

The aim was to seek answers to such questions as what it means to be an Anabaptist today, the extent to which postmodernity presents problems and possibilities for Anabaptists, and how Anabaptists ought to live out their faith in the contemporary context.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: portraits ; 23 cm. Contents: Foreword / by J Denny Weaver --Editors' preface / by Gerald and Susan Biesecker-Mast --Introduction: Anabaptists and postmodernity: a risky/risque proposition / by Susan Biesecker-Mast --PART I: RADICAL CHRISTIANITY AND POSTMODERN THEORY --The Christian difference: or.

Title: Anabaptist Theology in Face of Postmodernity By: J. Denny Weaver Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Pandora Press U. Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 11 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWPages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm.

Contents: Mennonite theology in the face of Canadian and United States society --Twentieth-century Mennonite theology in face of presumed theology-in-general --Nineteenth-century Mennonite theology in face of presumed theology-in-general --Mennonite theology in face of Sixteenth-century Anabaptist.

Susan Biesecker-Mast and Gerald Biesecker-Mast, eds. Anabaptists and Postmodernity. Telford, PA: Pandora Press U.S., ; J., Denny Weaver, Anabaptist Theology in Face of Postmodernity: A Proposal for the Third Millennium.

Telford, PA: Pandora Press U.S., These two books are the first contributions to the C. Henry Smith Series Anabaptists and Postmodernity book by the Mennonite Historical. From Glen Stassen's forward to "Anabaptist Theology in the Face of Postmodernity" by J.

Denny Weavers (HT: Prodigal Kiwi)All Christians should learn from Denny Weaver’s argument, not just persons in the Anabaptist tradition. In our postmodern time, credibility is won not by making a claim to universal philosophical truth, but by demonstrating what difference Christian faith makes in the.

Book Review. Anabaptists and Postmodernity. Susan Biesecker-Mast and Gerald Biesecker-Mast. Telford, PA: Pandora, pages. Reviewed by John K. Sheriff. Anabaptists and Postmodernity is a collection of twenty essays presented at a conference with the same title held at Bluffton College in August It is the first volume of the C.

I think the Anabaptist history is more "alive" than the impression you'd get from this book. The Moravians alone would make you realize they were world changers and world chasers for Christ.

I'm reading another book on Anabaptist history now. It has to be better than this. Wish me well. This is the driest history book i have read in a s: 9. The first edition was my first book and came relatively early in my professional career.

The second edition comes quite near the end of my teaching career. Much has happened in between. On the side of Anabaptist scholarship, there were a number of revisions and additions to the "polygenesis" school of thought, which shaped the first s: 6.

Released by Pandora Press U.S., publisher of Anabaptist and Mennonite books, with Herald Press imprint, ANABAPTIST THEOLOGY IN FACE OF POSTMODERNITY presents author J. Denny Weaver's argument that nonviolence needs to inform the whole of Mennonite theology.

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Denny Weaver (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Anabaptists became a hunted group, moving from place to place and meeting in forests and other secret hideaways. Yet they were tireless evangelists and they grew rapidly.

the Schleitheim Confession is the oldest Anabaptist confession of faith. In this new book, Andrew Ste. Marie reviews the history of the confession, including the life of.

Books shelved as postmodernity: The Emerging Church: Vintage Christianity for New Generations by Dan Kimball, Ancient-Future Faith: Rethinking Evangelica. Mast is the editor with his former wife, Susan Biesecker-Mast (now Susan Trollinger), of Anabaptists & Postmodernity.

The book presents a series of scholarly essays focusing on how Anabaptists face the twenty-first-century culture of consumerism in North America within the context of the sixteenth-century Anabaptists' radical Christian beliefs.

Anabaptist Resources Below is our hand-picked selection of quality books about the 16th century Anabaptists and their present-day descendants, the Mennonites and Amish.

To see our selection of music CDs by Mennonite and Amish singing groups, click on the following link: Mennonite Music. Anabaptism (from Neo-Latin anabaptista, from the Greek ἀναβαπτισμός: ἀνά-"re-" and βαπτισμός "baptism", German: Täufer, earlier also Wiedertäufer) is a Christian movement which traces its origins to the Radical movement is seen by outsiders as another offshoot of Protestantism, although this view is not shared by Anabaptists, who view themselves as a.

If you’re involved in the study of Anabaptist and Mennonite history, theology, or identity, the Anabaptist and Mennonite Studies Collection will bring you a wealth of useful scholarly resources. Containing writings from the most important contributors to Anabaptist and Mennonite thought, including John Howard Yoder, Harold S.

Bender, John C. Wenger, John D. Roth, and Thieleman J. van Braght. Thoroughly acquainted with the Anabaptist tradition as well as its contemporary exponents, Thomas Finger deftly draws together various strands of this particular story to deal with key issues facing all Christian traditions: the relation of faith and life, Jesus and community, normativity and postmodernity, piety and mission, church and s: 1.

John Howard Yoder (–) was an American theologian and ethicist best known for his defense of Christian most influential book was The Politics of Jesus, which was first published in Yoder was a Mennonite and wrote from an Anabaptist perspective. He spent the latter part of his career teaching at the University of Notre Dame.

Inmedia reports emerged that Yoder. Prodigal Kiwi reviews "Anabaptist Theology in the Face of Postmodernity. Germany/Switzerland. My friend in Berlin Kerstin Hack is republishing a book by Peter Hoover that should also shed some more light on anabaptist connections with the German speaking emerging church.

My research on Anabaptist movements and convictions is presented in numerous books, essays, and sermons. Read more Books, Essays, and Sermons. Anabaptist Persuasion blog. In my Anabaptist Persuasion blog, I offer reflections inspired by my reading of early Anabaptist sources.

Calls for Submission. The editor makes a public call for each issue of the journal, soliciting submissions that facilitate meaningful exchange among peoples from around the world, across professions, and from a variety of genres (sermons, photo-essays, interviews, biographies, poems, academic papers, etc.).

The Anabaptists of North America sport an amazing spectrum of religious and cultural diversity - from communal Hutterites to urban Mennonites, from low-tech Amish to acculturated Brethren.

New members with Asian, African, and Hispanic cultural roots add spice and color to traditional Anabaptist ways. Counting more than 6, congregations and different groups, the Anabaptists are known for.

H.B. Book Centre Catalogue. Anabaptist Books Audio Books and Music Bibles Children's Books Hutterite History Language Instruction Songbooks Quick View. Praying with the Anabaptists: The secret of bearing fruit Anabaptism & Postmodernity. Quick View. Cultivating Peace: Courage, Conscience and Resistance to War.

The term anabaptist was used to describe and define certain Reformation-era Christians who rejected infant baptism in favor of believer's baptism. Since many of them had been baptized in their infancy, they chose to be rebaptized as believingtheir enemies called them anabaptists-- "re-baptizers.".

Being labeled anabaptist was neither complimentary nor safe. Thoroughly acquainted with the Anabaptist tradition as well as its contemporary exponents, Thomas Finger deftly draws together various strands of this particular story to deal with key issues facing all Christian traditions: the relation of faith and life, Jesus and community, normativity and postmodernity, piety and mission, church and world.

The Anabaptist Story was not a highly influential book for me to read. I found it a difficult book to engage in because there are so many different fragments of the Anabaptist story. The book seemed to jump from Switzerland to Germany to the Netherlands without much connection/5(19).

Anabaptists not only reject all violence, they also do not act in self-defense against enemies or figures of authority, even when being treated unjustly.

The term "Anabaptist" does not refer to a specific church but is a name given to churches whose members believe that infant baptism is invalid. The Amish, Hutterites, Mennonites and the.Anabaptists (meaning re-baptizers) represent a radical Protestant tradition tracing its history to the 16th century C.E.

reformer Ulrich Zwingli.